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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Secondhand Smoke I

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace while you were there?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-6 days All 7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,735 446 6.8 6.0- 7.7 501 7.8 6.9- 8.8 6,788 85.4 84.1-86.6
-Rowan County 206 18 16.2 9.4-26.5 12 9.1 3.4-22.2 176 74.7 62.8-83.8
GENDER
Male 91 14 27.7 16.1-43.3 6 5.7 2.4-13.1 71 66.6 51.7-78.7
Female 115 4 2.3 0.8- 6.9 6 13.2 3.2-40.7 105 84.5 59.7-95.2
RACE
White 173 11 9.0 4.1-18.7 10 10.7 3.6-27.7 152 80.3 65.8-89.6
Other 31 7 39.5 19.4-63.8 2 4.7 1.0-20.2 22 55.8 32.7-76.6
AGE
18-44 62 8 20.5 9.9-37.8 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 52 77.8 60.9-88.7
45+ 143 10 12.5 5.4-26.3 10 15.5 5.6-36.4 123 72.0 54.8-84.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 79 13 22.7 11.5-39.9 7 15.3 4.5-40.8 59 61.9 43.1-77.8
Some College + 127 5 10.6 3.9-25.5 5 3.8 1.4-10.1 117 85.6 72.0-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 94 11 16.3 7.9-30.6 7 14.8 4.5-39.1 76 68.8 50.2-82.9
$50,000+ 97 5 11.7 4.3-28.4 5 4.4 1.5-11.9 87 83.9 68.7-92.5

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*This question was asked only of those employed for wages or self-employed.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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